Tax-Rates.org provides free access to printable PDF versions of the most popular California tax forms. Be sure to verify that the form you are downloading is for the correct year. Keep in mind that some states will not update their tax forms for 2016 until January 2017.
If the form you are looking for is not listed here, you will be able to find it on the California 's tax forms page (see the citations at the bottom of this page).
11/-0001Form 540NR - Nonresident Income Tax Return
Nonresidents of California who need to file income taxes in the state need to file form 540NR for any California income taxes. Nonresidents do not need to file the typical Form 540.
11/-0001Form 540ES Instructions - Form 540ES Instruction Booklet
This printable booklet contains instructions for filling out and filing form 540ES, the self employment tax voucher form. If you are self employed or do not have sufficient taxes withheld from your income, you need to file form 540ES.
11/-0001Form 540ES - Estimated Quarterly Tax Payment
Form 540ES includes four estimated tax payment vouchers for use by individuals who must file quarterly estimated tax payments. If you are self employed or do not have taxes withheld from your salary, you may need to file form 540ES.
11/-0001Form 540 - Individual Income Tax Return
Form 540 is the general-purpose income tax return form for California residents. It covers the most common credits and is also the most used tax form for California residents. Part-time or nonresident filers must instead file form 540NR.
11/-0001Form 3581 - Tax Refund Request
If you qualify for a refund, you need to file Form 3581. You must file Form 3581 to request payment or transfer of overpaid income tax funds.